A minor earthquake magnitude 2.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, Gulf of Alaska (0 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -149.3039 West, latitude 55.6486 North, depth = 2.2 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 2.2 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: ak18744834. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: ak18744834. Exact time and date of earthquake 17/03/18 / 2018-03-17 19:49:38 / March 17, 2018 @ 7:49 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 19:49:38 / 7:49 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 1,300,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days one hundred and sixty-four, in the past 30 days six hundred and sixty-eight and in the last 365 days two thousand, seven hundred and eighty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 2.5 to 2.9 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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